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Nice Morning
Sunday, March 07, 2021      0 comments

Helena spent the night last night. Before Sherry came to get her, we played in the back yard. It's a nice day and I really enjoyed it.... Read more
Spring Cleaning and Pictures
Thursday, March 04, 2021      6 comments

I've been working on my closet. I got down what I thought was a box of cards from my girls to find that there were pictures in there. So..I get to go through and check to see if they are in the computer. Just as well, as I am making scrapboo... Read more
Spring Cleaning Time
Tuesday, March 02, 2021      4 comments

I will be honest - I really didn't do much deep cleaning last fall. So...especially since I just had a week where I couldn't bend my head down, it's time to start my spring cleaning. It's starting slow - I am still working on my bedroom. I th... Read more
Weather
Thursday, February 25, 2021      5 comments

The last two days were gorgeous. I did get out and walk; I can tell my stamina isn't back up to where it should be, though. I am sleeping better since my nose surgery, but still get really stuffy half way through the day. I am back to l... Read more
Another Slowly I Step
Friday, February 19, 2021      5 comments

I had my 1-week after nose surgery appointment yesterday, The doctor cleaned out some clots and buggers. It wasn't uncomfortable while I was there, but I did feel yuk afterwards. It's good to breathe better. I got the go-ahead to do a little... Read more
A First
Tuesday, February 16, 2021      5 comments

I got up to go to the bathroom yesterday and the nose started bleeding. By the time I got into the bathroom, I was throwing up blood. Yuk and Scary!... Read more
Well. Am I getting there?
Sunday, February 14, 2021      4 comments

The nose/sinus surgery is over. Waking up after the surgery, my sinuses already felt better. I guess that there was a lot of mucus taken out. I messengered my granddaughter to tell her I was home. I realized right away that I scared her. Sh... Read more
Hoping it will be over soon...
Thursday, February 11, 2021      5 comments

I fought a lot with my sinuses the past three years. This week started off with nothing seeming to go right. I go in today at 8:30 to get my nose fixed. I hope things start turning around after this. I won't know how I feel afterwards, but k... Read more
Deductables....grrr!
Tuesday, February 09, 2021      3 comments

The doctor's office said I need $1817.00 before he can do the surgery. But they told me that up front. We had some of the money on the FSA account, but I wasn't sure where I'd come up with the rest. Then the facility called me after 4 yesterda... Read more
It will be nice...
Sunday, February 07, 2021      5 comments

to not have a sinus headache and be stuffy. It will be nice to not have phlegm drain into my stomach and upset it. Sometimes there is so much in my stomach that a food will upset the stomach and everything comes up. My surgery to correct a de... Read more
Exercising
Monday, February 01, 2021      10 comments

I read an article on fun ways to exercise. I realized that Helena and I have done fun things together that certainly are exercise. We blow up a balloon and see how long we can hit it up in the air. Empty soda or water bottles can be used to b... Read more
Using Down Time Constructively
Friday, January 29, 2021      5 comments

It's cold outside and the pandemic is still going strong. So, I decided it's the perfect time to clean the house well and get rid of stuff that I really don't use anymore. I remember trying to get my Mom ready to move into assisted livin... Read more
Helena
Monday, January 25, 2021      6 comments

I got to have Helena spend the night Saturday. I hadn't seen her in three weeks and was missing her. Of course, we had a good time. I am a little afraid that she's growing up too fast and is almost to the point where she won't be wanting to s... Read more
A Bit Daunting
Saturday, January 23, 2021      5 comments

My brother and I followed baseball since we were little. We spent many days at the ballpark watching big name players. This year, the baseball world lost Phil Niekro, Tom Seaver, Bob Gibson....and now Hank Aaron. It makes me feel older ... Read more
Wasn't Expecting This
Wednesday, January 20, 2021      9 comments

I knew that every winter I get a bad sinus infection. I knew this year that my energy went on vacation without me. What I didn't know was that I have a deviated septum. My surgery is tentatively scheduled for February 11. My youngest, Sherry... Read more

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